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This photograph of the Earth was taken from the Apollo 10 Spacecraft. Much of the Earth is heavily cloud covered. A portion of the United States from the Great Lakes to Southern California, including the Rocky Mountain area, is visible. The North American coastline from Southern Mexico to Alaska can be seen.

Our Changing Planet: A U.S. Strategy for Global Change Research

A Report by the Committee on Earth Sciences

To Accompany the U.S. President's Fiscal Year 1990 Budget
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